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KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 11:30am PST
afternoon at the benicia city cemetery and it is open to the public. reporting live from benicia for abc7 news. >> new this morning, south san francisco police are looking for a man who assault add 19-year-old exchange student from japan near the bart station at 5:45 yesterday afternoon. the victim got east rain and grabbed on the arm by a man in his 30's. she break free and ran away. the victim was not hurt. the suspect is described as hispanic or asian at 5' 7" with medium build. >> the santa clara man under arrest for making threats against state senator yee will be in court for a hearing. the 45-year-old everett basham faces ten felony counts and two misdemeanors. he is accused of e-mailing a death threat to senator yee because of efforts to tighten gun control laws. authorities found three assault weapons and explosives during a search of his house last week. they say everett basham was building home-made bombs. >> the shooter whose caused a deadly scene on the las vegas strip are still loose. police are searching for the distinctive s.u.v. right now. katie marzullo joins us from the
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 11:30am PST
ask the city to do something to make drivers slow down here on hillcrest avenue. police are still investigating. we are live in antioch today for abc7 news. >> neighbors who witnessed the tell accident are returning to the accident scene. a concord teen hit by a car is doing better in a hospital this morning. the mother says that her son opened his eyes for the first time. doctors are reducing joey's medication but he is in a medically induced coma. a car hit him in a crosswalk on grant street. concord police say it does not appear the driver was speeding or drinking. his mother says it is a dangerous enter section and she would like to see a traffic signal or stop sign there. >> a man is facing charges in connection with a series of home burglaries. we have new video of the arrest. the police took the 25-year-old into today yesterday after serving a search warrant at a house. investigators say they found stolen property. neighbors say they have been targeted since december. >> we were burglarize add month ago at 1:30 a.m. in the morning. he got in our house. we left the door unlo
KOFY
Feb 11, 2013 11:30am PST
do and why we have them in the city. >> the victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries and hypothermia after sitting here for more than five hours dangling in the tree. it is up to the police department to question him and figure out how he ended up in that position. >> major tornado damage in the south but no deaths. what mississippi's governor thinks of the efforts to keep everyone safe. >> the widow of joe paterno [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call to get u-verse tv starting at just $19 a month with our triple-play bundle. get the same great price for two years. plus now two times the internet speed than before. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable high-speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 11:30am PST
peninsula a busy road in redwood city is re-opened after a deadly crash. the accident happened on bayshore road at seaport boulevard near the 101 freeway before 4:00 a.m. the c.h.p. closed traffic in both directions while officers collected evidence. they say the crash involves only one car. the coroner has identified the victim as 20-year-old of redwood city. new this morning police are looking for a man who exposed to himself to a teen girl walking home from school. police say the man drove up to the girl, called her name, and exposed himself when she wouldn't answer. officers searched the area but did not fin the man. >> oscar pistorius is free this morning with reports on where he has settled hours after a judge released the accused girlfriend murder on bail. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. it was a long drawn out process. >> the judge if this case really made oscar pistorius sweat. he rehashed four days' worth of testimony. oscar pistorius broke down more than crying more than once in the two hours and the announcement. oscar pistorius could go free, the bail set at a
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 11:30am PST
the last time she was seen near railroad avenue in suisun city that afternoon. she was found at alan witt park where a vigil is being held. fairfield police announceed an arrest hours before the vigil held for her and they are relegislation the details in a news conference in the hour. our reporter is on the way with the latest for you on abc7news.com and on abc7 later today at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> thank you. san bernardino county sheriff deputies are expanding the search for a former lapd accused of murdering three people including an officer. >> we will continue searching until we discover these live the mountain or we find him. one or the two. >> we got a new update. the search is under difficult winter conditions. now, katie marzullo is joining us live. >> the sheriff in san bernardino says right now more than 100 officers are searching for christopher dorner. they certained all night. the sheriff says dorner has had plenty of time to league big bear but they do not know if he has left. there is no evidence one way or the other. there are empty cabins in the mountain where th
KOFY
Feb 18, 2013 11:30am PST
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KOFY
Feb 28, 2013 11:30am PST
65 and same if union city. concord is 69, and everyone else in the low-to-mid 70's in the east bay valley of the tonight, clouds gather along the coast at 59 at half moon bay and 50 in richmond and san francisco and a few clouds will make it inland but there is no rain, no drizzle associated with that. the two areas of high pressure are getting stronger as the front is closer with high pressure clock-wise fashion and that is putting the warm weather in our forecast. now, for tomorrow, you can see the clouds along the coast a few in the bay headed to the afternoon hours and sunshine will keep an eye out to the west, though, headed to friday night into saturday morning and the clouds are coming in and another mild morning, and then, in the afternoon hours it is clouds and there are the sprinkles for saturday night, barely reaching the north bay. so that system passes us. it knocks our temperatures down for sunday. the cooling trend continues on monday. look at tuesday and wednesday, we will be 10- to 15-degrees cooler with rain most likely on wednesday. >> thank you, mike. still ahea
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 11:30am PST
who also served in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the location. it is on the corner so one fewer neighbor to worry about. across the street, a busy street, an escape route. they hop the fence and are out of here. that coul
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 11:30am PST
homes, cars and streets and the city's west portal neighborhood after an old water main break. the flood, on 15th avenue damaged two dozen homes and 12 cars. amy hollyfield has more from the scene. >> it is very busy here. there are several huge trucks and backhoes and the cleanup efforts going on at the end of the lock but the center of the activity is right here where this sinkhole is. this is where the pipes broke. this is where the work will be done. they have no idea how long it will take them to fix it. >> it wasn't just water that burst from underground around 3:00 this morning in san francisco. it created swirls of mud and the tens of throughs of gallons of water didn't just stay in the street it invaded homes. at one house, the son woke up with the news. >> the water was high and already passed his ankles when he woke up. and it got worse. >> then the toilet seat shows how much water came in. >> i cannot believe it. just shocked. shocked. my car is ruined, it is brand new. totally ruined. >> officials determined that a 61-year-old, 16" water main break. they estimate that
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 11:30am PST
. about ten miles of them get replaced every year. >> redwood city police are asking for the public's health in catching a home invasion suspect. the 21-year-old martinez helped problem a 79-year-old woman at gunpoint february 7th. investigators say two men and a teen girl entered her home on 10th avenue and ransacked the house, locked the woman in a bed real but she was able to call police and they caught a suspect as he tried to get away and they are still looking away for the teen and martinez. >> a convicted sex offender wanted in texas is under arrest in san francisco for assault on a woman on saturday. the 57-year-old was arrested on sunday on charges that include kidnapping, sexual assault and failing to register as a sex offender. police say he attack add woman in a stairway in cathedral hill neighborhood. evidence provided by the victim led to the arrest. >> alameda police hope someone will recognize a man suspected of stealing packages from homes. police released this surveillance video showing a man walking away from the front doorstep of a home on rosewood way yesterday. a
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 11:30am PST
nasa engineer in the city on the eighth anniversary of the death of 29-year-old who was slot and killed in the 100 block of velmar terrace of 2005 in february in a packed car. he was married with two children and worked as an engineer as nasa's research center in mountain view. investigators are encouraging witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. lag on to our website at abc7.com and look under "see it on tv." a poll found growing support for gun control among california voters, especially among women. a field poll released find 61 percent of state voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the right of gun owners. it is the biggest margin since the question was first asked in 1999. a majority of those in california oppose letting teachers carry concealed weapons in schools. female voters favoring taxing ammunition, outlawing large capacity clips, and banning rifles with detachable magazines. >> residents of san francisco's sunset district listened a short time ago who will be their new voice at city city hall. katie tan
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 11:30am PST
difficult an -- mount diabolo snowing. the dry line is moving through safrancisco and daly city to samateo btere ishe san mateo brid. you can see it is still raining righthire. the next ten minutes or so that ll taper, a dowin the south y you ca se acro the mbarn bridg and, 237, we ha a crease inain head to teou by, ght--modate ra,nd he is 87 right now you can see the avy rain fal heron 87ear thehark tnk se carel inhe sohay. you getting the heaviest rai now and for the next hour. you can see the snow working toward the sierra, with winter advisory until 10:00ith a foot knownd aow comi in behi theystem bringing thunderstorms with small hail in the evening an overnight and mostly over the ocean. we will go from a steady rain to scatter showered, and measurab snow to around 2,500'andtch i t 5" posble, and a coupl inches are possible, a we ll have clearing and th air is so cold, ps pets and plants,u need protect them. eowsill ide over the errao we wll hea bst of snow inhe aternnnd eving and bend the fro we have colder, dry air for tonight. co front cominghrough de owedou the bk eef te pripitat
KOFY
Feb 5, 2013 11:30am PST
deciding which city lands the 2016 super bowl. the facility will be powered by two new electrical substations, with one serving as a backup for the other. if they both fail, crews can actually trigger a third power source and owners will pick the host city in may. >> new this morning a pittsburg man is under arrest if a hit-and-run accident that sent a woman and two small children to the hospital. the 24-year-old man is held on $50,000 bail accused in a crash at 5:45 last night. he hit a one-year-old boy in a stroller, a 7-year-old on a bicycle, and a 29-year-old woman. the victims were crossing the drive on a trail. all three are out of the hospital today. >> new fallout from the 2008 financial crisis. the attorney general is now suing the debt rating agency known as standard & poor's. the announcement was made today in washington, dc, filed in san francisco court. she said s&p 500 intentionally inflated rate ensure asigned to security. >> our lawsuit focuses on the ratings s&p 500 gave to mortgage-backed securities that the state of california purchased through pension funds, wh
KOFY
Feb 4, 2013 11:30am PST
. everyone is gloomy if they are here. it feels empty in the heart of the city. some people are probably playing hooky. there will not be a parade on market street but people say there should be. people are having a lard time deeming with the tough outcome of the game. >> my hat is off to them. i wish we had a parade for them. after two years ago we wondered what kind of team then, last year they almost beat the giants and this year they almost won the super bowl. who could ask for more? >> they could have done better and some of the players were whacky near the end i saw a face grabbing, the face grab violation that the referee did not call and that could have been a touchdown for us and we would have won. >> not a lot of people in the office today. maybe they, you know, drank it away last night. but...just quiet over all. >> what kind of mood are people in? >> sad. sad. >> here is a look at the streets last night, the mission district, full of police but not full of partygoers. police were prepared for a celebration and possible rowdiness but it never happened. there were a fe
KOFY
Feb 12, 2013 11:30am PST
killed four teenagers are from the bay area. it happened in california city east of bakersfield. they confirm all four victims were 19 years old and from oakland. they are identified as malea, david and george moore. a fifth victim is recovering. it appears their suv hit the center divider before rolling over several times. highway 58 is well traveled road to las vegas. >> cheryl: a concord boy is fighting for his life right now after being hit by a car yesterday. it happened on grant street near the boy's school. katie marzullo is live at the scene. >> reporter: it is a dangerous intersection. we've been out here all morning and we had occasion to cross the street a couple times. there is no stop light or stop sign, just the paint on the pasmt and this one yellow sign letting you know it is, indeed, pedestrian crossing here. just within the last 30 minutes i heard from oakland children's hospital and spokesman says they have no information on the patient at this time. we know he was taken there with life-threatening injuries. >> students and staff at mount diablo in concord are comin
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
our sight so you you can research the plan that may work best for you. in redwood city tonight, police identified a new suspect in a recent home invasion robbery. the 21-year-old is one of three people suspected of ransacking the home of a 79-year-old woman while holding her at gun point. the other suspect was arrest ared running from the scene. trujillo may be driving black volkswagen yet that california license plate. >>> san francisco is known as a party but not so much fun for some residents in lower nob hill near polk street. they are pushing for a moratorium on bars on that street where there ar are alrey in just a few blocks. >> when is enough enough? that is what some want to know when it comes to the number of bars. >> we reached a saturation point and potting street in recent years. public safety incidents, noise, quality of life issues for residents and the neighborhood hit a point where we need to address the situation. >> david chu says along a six block stretch of polk from california to oh farrell that are at least 45 spots with liquor and he is proposing a cap o
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
takes this weather system to mav through some of the cities and how severe the weather really is. how long will it take. runway to get cleared. will there be any difficulty and employee that work at the airport getting to work to operate the airport. >> for tomorrow sfo says most recent information is that all of the flights to and from boston on all of the carrier are cancelled. half the flights to and from jfk those would be the morning flights have been cancelled already but of course the common sense advice is for everyone going out coming in to definitely try to mack a call ahead of time and see what is going on with the flight. if it's to the northeast. at sfo, abc 7 news. >> flight delay are also affec affecting the new york knicks. they are stuck in minnesota after playing the timberwolves. and the snow in the southern california area closed interstate 5 over the grapevine between bakersfield and los angeles. no word yet on when it will reopen. >> still ahead 7 news at 9:00. prosecutors tip their hand in the mansion murder of local businessman. with what ties to a suspected pr
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
police expected a huge fan turnout in the city tomorrow. that is why they'll be twice as many officers patrolling the city streets. mayor has asked bars to be aware how much alcohol they are selling. police arrested a dozen people of them and most were for public intoxication. to help keep fans safe they will hold indictment checkpoints throughout the bay area. they found on superbowl sunday, alcohol related car crashes increased 75% in california. you can turn to abc7news.com right after the superbowl to see the celebration. we will be live in the air with how fans are reacting. >>> tonight we are learning more about a 13-year-old girl found dead in fairfield. her body was found yesterday morning in a park where a memorial is growing tonight. police say she was naked though there were no signs of trauma or blood. they will not say how he is a died. she was a seventh grader. her foster parents reported her missing thursday after school. >> a shooting at last night before friday's celebration in oakland has left one person dead and three others wounded. here is what happened. >
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 12:00am PST
police development the mayor laid out state of the city address tonight. here's lisa. >>reporter: san jose mayor was quick to set the tone for his annual state of the city address tonight. >> would i love to tell you i'm not going to talk about the budget tonight. wouldn't that be a pleasant change but the budget still our biggest challenge. >>reporter: even though there is a small surplus this year it's still not enough to beef up the city struggling police department. layoffs. low morale and pension reform should returning the department to under 1,000. >> my priority for the coming year is public safety. >>reporter: city crime rate has gone up. last year there were fre 46 homicides. high nest 20 years. mayor promises to add 200 officers over the next two years. but the police officers union wants more. >> people are looking for san jose to pay competitive wage for police officers. market rate is much less at any of the surrounding cities. >>reporter: so r things back on track the mayor is suggesting a quarter tore half crept sales taichblingts 2014 in a place where we can explain t
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
department in mourning. our officers are off today. the city is being protected, the community is be protected by the santa cruz county sheriff's offense as well as the california highway patrol. >> reporter: to show how much support there is community this is a vigil that was supposed to haven place at the police station but there were so many people at the vigil that they were expecting that they decided to go ahead and move the vigil to a place that would be able to accommodate everyone. reporting in santa cruz, abc 7 news,. >>> while people mourn a complex picture has begun to emerge of the man who gunned down the two police officers. before moving to santa cruz jeremy goulet lived in berkeley with his twin brother and a worked as a barista there. former neighbors describe him as a little strange and he used to get in fierce fights with his brother. goulet was also a marine corps and army veteran. a blackhawk helicopter pilot and enjoyed guns and target shooting as well as a convicted peeping tom with a come pulsion that was difficult to break. he also worked in a coffee shop in
KOFY
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
strikes the basilica of saint peter dome in vatican city. pope benedict chosen to be pope for life says the failing strength and health are forcing the decision. he was elected to the position about 8 years ago and you can see how the position and age has taken a toll. here he is on day one and today much thinner and more frail. 7 news reporter situations live in vatican city tonight with the latest on a real surprise for all catholic catholics. nick. >> the pope is a shy leader but today announcement reminder of the man they used to call god rottweiler. unpredictable unprecedented and might guarantee the legacy. >> at 85 he's silver hair and cerebral and says he simply can't keep up. pope benedict the 16th told the cardinal that latin he is so infirm i have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the men industryen trusted to me. in the last year benedict grew increasingly frail. >> certainly slowed down a by. you can tell he had trouble negotiating step. started using the cape several months ago. >> the pope never slows down putting the church on orthodox path and op
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
department. obviously under tremendous stress. until today the city of santa cruz had never lost a police officer in the lien of duty. if today. >> shooting left 3 schools on lock down for hours. small schools brand middle school and mid town montessori. buses dispatched late this evening to deliver the children to the parents. police are holding news conference right now. we have the very latest on it on 7 news at 11 over on channel 7. >> mean time some develop news. police pursuit wound its way through neighborhood in oakland tonight. sky 7 h d captured the case in progress. several patrol car in pursuit of red car. there they are zipping down the road. driver stops tries to run away with guns drawn. police go after him. it appears officers running after several suspect. at this point unclear what led to the pursuit. police are still in the area looking for the perso person. we keep you updated. >> we were over the scene of that gas leak our camera captured a police chase in progress -- forgive me this was happening gas leak over the scene of the police chase. we got a spot of ga
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
preparations for super bowl sunday and so is the city of san francisco. emergency responders and even business owners are being pro active to prevent the kind of problems that we saw after the world series. ama? >> come super bowl sunday there will be a lot of people checking out the big game. but it is what could happen after the game that has some businesses taking precaution. the restaurant is open as usual on this friday night. but come super bowl sunday, the italian eat rewill be closed. >> we decided to close for security. we wanted to make sure our customers and staff will be safe. >> he is worried that the mission district may see the same chaos that erupted after the giants won the world series. >> i know the mission police are all over it. i think we went to a community meeting and they will be out on the force. it is also a slow day for restaurants. >> he has also hired a security guard to watch over the empty restaurant next door which will be open. there will be more police on the streets and dui checkpoint on saturday and sunday. muni will run diesel buses that can be qu
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
of the jail here today we asked ross if he mate pursue legal action against the city of oakland for his wrongful conviction. he told us would he in the comment on that. he was only interested in seeing hisfamily and friends. in dublin, abc 7 news. >> plan police say under investigation since last november now inÑi jail for molestation. as thomas explains, the last thing that mother with kids at that school wanted to hear is that a suspected child molester was working there. >>reporter: jason of san bruno once an actor here at the center repertoire company at the center for the narcotic walnut creek. he also worked here at the ballet school on north main street. the daughter takes lessons at the school. >> hurts my heart to know that someone around young children is to go something terrible. >> operators at the school told that you say once they heard 27-year-old man was being investigated by both walnut creek and pleasant hill police he was fired. >> they also say he was a clerk and not around chirp. pleasant hill police lieutenant dan says the investigation into child molestation
KOFY
Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
vatican city today. >> the pope spoke before a crowd of 100,000 people in st. peter's square. he reminded them not he is note abandoning the church and the 85-year-old will step down this thursday and live in a private monastery on private grounds. >> a controversial figure is on his way to rome. the cardinal from los angeles spent three hours this morning being questioned in sex abuse scandal that occurred on his watch. to protect pedophile priests he is accused of. he has apologized for his actions. >> coming up at the news at 9:00 san francisco has approved a project that will bring in dozens of concerts during america's cup but people say they never knew about it. >> and march is just around the corner. meteorologist leigh glaser tells us what to expect this week. up next for the forecast. >> and 49ers have mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed in
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
forced to pay 7 of the workers 5 25,000 dollars in back wages. the city attorney office says workers at this pastry required to work more than 60 hours a week for about 4 dollars an hour. investigators say workers who are not being paid the full wage can not be afraid to report it to authorities. >> benefit to we hope all wage workers out there who are in similar situations and we hope it provides some encouragement that you can get what is owed to you. >> this is the largest wage theft settlement ever in san francisco. attorney for dick lee pastry didn't return our request to comment on this case. >> all right moving on weekend almost here. spencer is here with the forecast. >> we have more great weather coming our way. few cloud moving in our direction but looks like we will escape it rain. give you a look at live doppler 7 hd cloud free sky right now. a little line of some high cirrus offshore but overland areas mostly clear right now. you can see in the live view from the high definition east bay camera emeryville and current temperature readings 50 degrees at san francisco. upper 4
KOFY
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
these coyotes in downtown chicago. city officials say the animals pose no threat. there is a dog park nearby and pet owners concerned with the safety of dogs and cats are being told to keep them on a leash. how about that. coyotes in it downtown chicago. more ahead on this wednesday night at 9:00. we now know more about what led to a trip interestle homicide in rural sonoma county and my investigators don't believe any one else is in danger. plus. >>> san francisco is down the chute. year after year. >> i want my mail on saturdays. >> by cutting saturdays, if they can get the service right the other five days a week, that's great. >> what the post offense would have to charge if it wanted to break even. >>> pebble beach. god waits for tee times here. >> the hollywood [ man ] it's big. quickly reconnects families. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the new fiber one caramel nut protein bar. of green giant vegetables it
KOFY
Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
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KOFY
Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
most disturbing of all, firearms. >> they have been sporadic throughout the city and the at times have been sporadic as well. >> the sergeant says of the 25 burglaries, three have been in the homes of police officer is. the intruders hit the jackpot in one of those homes. >> there was a safe that was taken. there were a number of firearms again that were stolen in the incident unfortunately. >> police found the safe but it was empty. residents we spoke with say brentwood is a safe quiet town but many have notice a spike in home burglaries. peter foster was not surprised that cops are among the victims. >> when i first moved out it was a high percentage of teachers and police officers that live out here in general. it is a nice affordable bedroom community to live in. burg la iser i officers it hous rise up the street. >> it creates a dangerous situation for everybody around the burglars themselves because you can obviously get shot. >> the brentwood police tell us they have promising leads, solid leads that they are chasing. as a matter of fact, at this hour, detectives are meeting her
KOFY
Feb 9, 2013 12:00am PST
picture from new york city where you can see the snow piling up. it is all part of a massive storm pummeling the northeast including high winds and threats of flooding. the national weather service says up to three feet of snow could fall on new england before the end of the weekend 5,000 homes and businesses are without power with massachusetts and rhode island the hardest hit. a coastal flood warning is in affect from new york to main and governors in five states have already declared a state of emergency. >> this will allow us to implement emergency measures to ensure the safety of our residents and take appropriate steps to mobilize state assets. there are a thousand national guard members on duty now. we expect to build that up to nearly 5,000 over the course of the weekend. >> massachusetts took the rare step of banning most car travel on state roads. connecticut has closed state highways to all but emergency vehicles. and the northeast storm has forced more than 4700 flight cancellations and 83 of those were in and out of sfo today. all major airports in new york and boston
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 12:00am PST
say 19 foreign tourists killed after hot air balloon crashed in the historic city of luxor. officials say there was a fire and explosion. the balloonq% fell and crashed into nearby sugar cain fields. unclear what led to the fire or if any survivors. 19 killed. tourist said to be from britain and france among other countries. >>> you might assume what store on the cell phone is private. but tonight a terrifying look at what can happen if that phone ends up in the wrong hands. vick lee has the exclusive story of woman whose life was turned upside down because of some compromising information thief threatened to reveal over the internet. >> i'm sure it's happening to someone writ now. they don't know whether to do it's scary thing. hopefully by me exposing this story they will know what to do and what not to doyshtion call her amanda. ask that we not use her real name. she's being blackmailed by the person who bought her stolen phone. last year on the night of december 29 amanda at kelly tavern in the marina district of san francisco. when she left, she noticed her new i phone was missi
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Feb 19, 2013 12:00am PST
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Feb 22, 2013 12:00am PST
city college of san francisco. the students wanted a mrtion to join with them to put pressure to help keep the school open. ccsf risk of lasting accreditation next month because of budget academic issues. the students have been camped out since late this afternoon. police are willing to let the students stay the night. >>> new tonight at 11:00. dozens took to the streets in the south bay to rally for immigration reform. students from evergreen valley college and san jose state organized the rally and march to federal building. they are call for change to immigration law in the country. they say the passage of the dream act is a start but it's not enough. >> now that i have security with deferred action i feel in lick it's not fair that i have it but my parents don't have it yet. they are the twhawps sacrifice and life everything at home to give us a better life here. they deserve as much as i do. >>reporter: organizers say the rally only the beginning. they hope to have a record turn out for the national day of action on may 1st. >> up next. did he advice for making older skin young a
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Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
. sleep number. comfort... individualized. at the ultimate sleep number event, queen mattresses start at just $599. and save 50% on our innovative limited edition bed. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> tomorrow a film review for the movie identity thief. the critic attacked melissa mccarthy's weight. she is not the only one being criticized for their weight. >> melissa mccarthy is one of hottest actresses in hollywood. star of identity thief. reviews have been mixed but a veteran critic rexreed's write-up got personal called her a tractor size and hippo. it started a firestorm of support for the actress. mccarthy hasn't spoken publicly, she has talked candidly about her weigh in t
KOFY
Feb 13, 2013 12:00am PST
tense situation prompted officers to evacuate parts of big bear and shutdown major roads in the area. with guns drawn they searched each car that drove up to police barricades. tonight highway 38 from big bear city to red lands is open only for those with identification. route 18 and other main roads in that area have reopened. >>> a memorial is set for tomorrow for the riverside police officer christopher dorner is accused of killing last week. governor brown will attend the service for michael crane. police say hoe was gunned down in an ambush last thursday. crane leaves behind a wife and two young children. he was 34 years old. we want to retrace this week long manhunt. it started on february 3rd when the daughter of the former lapd captain and her fiancee were shot to death in a parking garage in irvine. and then on wednesday a man matching dorner's description tried to steal a boat from a san diego marina. an 80-year-old man was tied up, but not injured. and then early in the morning in corona they chad a vehicle they believe to be dorner. a few minutes later a gunman believed t
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Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
area made up of 101 city with mayor who have to answer to the voters. but silicon valley more of a renal until identity the bay area economic vitality becomes everyone's business. ceo of joint venture silicon valley is hopeful. >> economic is more powerful than politic. this is un finding and political forces may dividing forces but overwhelmed by the economic. i'm hopeful. >>reporter: russell also warns that come back in silicon valley could be separate if consumer confidence way or spend are silicon valley to off pace the recovery and rest of the state and the nation. in sap jose, david louie abc 7 news. >> very encouraging news. people want to work in silicon valley but not everyone wants to live there. they would rather commute from san francisco or east bay. live picture now on traffic along interstate 80 in the berkeley area. now that drive time adds up now a new study shows the bay area traffic is just as bad as that in los angeles. in fact there's only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. but there is a silver lining to the all the frustration. more now fr
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Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
. i'm ama daetz. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. we're live above mission district. the city is quite tame after this loss. police have been called to a few distinction but at this point no significant problems. >> ama: 49er fans were brace to go celebrated after an amazing come back in the third quarter. sky7hd caught two incidents of fireworks being set off in the mission district. >> dan: there were a number of arrests but no reports of major problems. tomas ramon is in north beach live where big crowds packed bars. they left with a different mood than they had hoped to leave with. >> they left a lot more somber than when they arrived. it's pretty quiet. police that were stationed are sent to other potential problem areas in the city. let me give you a look about an hour ago. >> they were called out to the sported bar because of rowdy behavior around 7:00. more than 20 officers took up positions in the area. a contingent of 8 motor officers kept a close eye on the club in case things got out 6 a hand. as a result police were deployed to strategic areas on broadway and columbus. instead
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Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
saturday. new york city half a foot. next to the man hunt for a cop killer. >> officer shot multiple times. >> they were stopped at red light and were just ambushed by the suspect. >>reporter: suspect this man. former los angeles cop accused of gunning down fellow officers and family in revenge killing. >> multiple women at his disposal including assault rifles. this is vendetta against southern california lawen forms. >>reporter: authorities did find christopher district district attorneyer burned out truck in the mountains near big spear but 2 hours east ofless ang. he was not in the vehicle so the search continues now police believe doern walked away and he's being searched near by. alert now in effect for los angeles police department. news conference going on as we speak. if we can dip here and hear a little bit of that. this is police news dmovrns southern california. about i'm not aware of any explosive, no. >> 400 homes. searched so far or total number you estimate searched. >> that's an estimate of the number of homes that they expect to search and i would estimate
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Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
colored hair. >>> reserved seating only for the address to the city. it included the crime problem and the need for more than 200 officers. the police force is targeting the most violent people in the city. more civilians she says will be taking police reports so that officers can spend more time fighting crime. she says the newest, most diverse police academy is already in training. >> it means for 200 more officers basically $73 million for the budget. now what does that mean? >> it is going to take something big. it will probably take a tax measure. that's the kind of thing that we really need to talk about. >> quan did not talk about how much more they will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety makes up 50% of the city's budget. mayor quan says residents will have to make some tough decisions this year. >>> smoke filled the skies after a fire broke out in a home. the fire started around 5:20. one person was hurt, but the injuries appear to be minor we are glad to tell you. as you can see from sky 7hd, they had to cut holes to battle the fire. we the helicopt
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am PST
and children is the focus of international movement called 1 billion call to action. the city of san francisco responded today to that cull and came together. the mayor police chief and district attorney were in the city to show their support. we good to the street party. ♪ . >> this song and dance in front of san francisco city hall is about much more than just a good time. >> this is gathering of 1 billion women and men and all those who love women to strike dance demand end to domestic violence. all forms of violence against women and girls. >> called 1 bill rising and it's a global day of action on this valentine's day. >> came up with a statistics of 1 in every 3 women will be beat raped mutt lateed in their life time and if there are 7 billion in the planet, that's about 1 billion. >> kerry from oakland experienced the veils. >> when i was in high school i was raped. and i felt lake hi nowhere to go and nobody to speak for me. so this is exciting. we have made progress. >>reporter: led by mayor ed lee. >> i am one of the 1 billion rising. >> i will make violence against w
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00am PST
really only about 5 inches thick of concrete. that's not reinforced. >>reporter: city indoor pool the plunge has been at the entrance of the tunnel since 19 26. >> coming into town to this i have to take a detour but it's not serious. >>reporter: but getting to the other side could affect the pool upcoming open water swim to benefit youth swiming in richmond. >> it would be possible if the tunnel wasn't open by then it could make it more difficult. we may not see as many swimmers as we would hope. >>reporter: real inconvenience could be the cost to taxpayers. 750,000 dollar cosmetic job likely reach into the millions and it could climb even higher if they find more of those dangerous pockets above the tunnel. >> i wouldn't be surprised. i wouldn't be surprise have had there were more voids. >>reporter: the next step is to use a rid arrest device to look through the tunnel walls and see if this project is requesting to cost the city more time and more money. reporting live in richmond, abc 7 news. >> thanks very muchal help. >> take you live to bricking news happening right now on inte
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Feb 20, 2013 12:00am PST
beverage commission deemed the city was saturated with permits. 170 businesses have full liquor licenses. >>> the sheriff's department is trying to figure out some remains that were found. it was found at the open space reserve. human bones were found two miles west of skyline boulevard and a hundred feet off a trail. some articles of clothing found in the area suggest the person was male. >>> cadaver dogs are searching the rubble of a massive explosion and fire in kansas city. it happened around dinner time in a popular entertainment district. 14 people were hurt and one critically. the blast destroyed a restaurant there and then burned for about an hour. authorities will continue to search for victims through the night. they believe this explosion was caused by a gas leak. >>> just days from a major budget deadline in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interest view with dan ashley tomorrow. >> here is dan reporting tonight from the white house. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington where the clock is ticking. if they cannot come up with a budget de
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
city, missouri tonight. the gas explosion injured at least 14 people. 2 of them critically we know of. fire is now out but the exact cause is not known. one official says utility contractor may have sparked this inferno. there was a gas leak before the blast. blue out parts of the city block in up scale shopping entertainment district. >> apple has been targeted by hackers. apple says employee visited developer web site that installed malwhich are at work. exploits jv a software than the system. apple says no evidence though that any data taken. facebook had a similar security breach last friday. of course cyberattack are a growing problem. new report out today says it amounts toen visible war. china leading the way targeting american power grid planes and iconic american coast. more tonight from chief investigative correspondent bryan ross. >> chinese people liberation army more than two million personnel. but it is the within,000 or so in this non-descript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secretive unit no. 6 1 3 9 8 where
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
the city says it will reimburse those towed illegally. riccardo whose car was towed doesn't believe it. reimburse what you do you thin think. >> i don't know good luck trying to get that from them. >>reporter: mta the man pal transportation agency is setting up the procedures to reimburse those drivers including that one that you just heard. vick lee abc 7 news. >> state attorney general harris is going after arco and the parent company bp. in a lawsuit filed today the state attorney general and 7 counties are accusing the oil company of violating regulations designed to protect the environment. story tonight from 7 news reporter mark matthews. >>reporter: arco station at park and encino in alameda one of 4 stations deemed to be among the worst violators in alameda county. >> most important regulations is to require certain sensors be inside certain areas of the upped ground storage compartment to make sure there is a fuel leak it's detected. >>reporter: underground storage tank at this station had sensors but instead of placed next to the ground they were app inch above the ground. so
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Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
n.sacramento, this is abc 7 news. >> whatever the outcome of sunday game san francisco city officials are warning that actions have consequences. case if point. this display of mug shot of the 14 people arrested after the rampage following the giants sweep of detroit in october in the world series. so-called fans remember trashed cars and buses and dumpster on fire. district attorney george says vandalism just isn't worth it. >> going out there hurting someone damaging property are very severe. >> it ain't like winning the championship. no time for violence. whether we win or lose. >>reporter: residents said the city deserves to be treated with dignity and respect as do the people of the city. merchant promise to keep an eye than the amount of liquor consumed by customers and san francisco police and sheriff's personnel will be out in force on sunday more police on the job than usual. of course. >> superbowl xlvii is the har ball and brother coaches took the stage they may not be exactly alike but they adore their mom jackie. she is competitive than anyone else in the family. >> nobody in
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Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
with a hatchett. happened in up scale neighborhood in noe valley area of the city where the kind of crime never expected. story tonight from 7 news reporter thomas. >>reporter: he let them in no forced entry we know of. safe neighborhood coordinator for 300 block of 27 street in noe valley he says he's known the victim who lived in the house for more than 25 years. >> he's had encounter with other house guests who have threatened and hurt him. so this is not this is not isolated incident. >>reporter: san francisco police are calling the incident that happened 10:30 thursday night home invasion robbery. police say 3 men broke into the house and attacked 69-year-old resident while he slept with hatchett. then attacked his roommate. >> victim was brutally attacked in his own place. by the suspects. the victim had no time to react and just did the best to defend himself and as you can immanuel the second victim coming home walking into a home invasion in progress was also viciously attack. >>reporter: reasons for the attack differ from the police report what neighbors experienced happen
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Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
from the city green. >> plus. >> wrestling about dropped from the 2020 lucky. the reason coming up. >> also. who will be the next pope. the odds on the papal line up. >> dog really gets you. up next. scientist figured out how they know the best time to steal from you. another half hour of news begins here on 7 hour of news begins here on 7 news at 9:00 coming up next. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number set
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Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
judge sided with the city. nudists plan to appeal that ruling. >> the hunt is on for khardz and pieces of meteor rights and what they are going for -- meteors. >> and what brought tyson and evander holy field together. you can call it spring training but not spring cleaning. the beard that is talk of the a's camp. >> ama: oscars are a week away. we are the only place to watch the oscars next sunday february 24th. you can countdown to the official night, oscars app. the feature will give you best access with dozen cameras access with dozen cameras streaming behind [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. as part of a heart healthy diet. t
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Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
permanent part there. i'm carolyn tyler abc 7 news. >> valentine's day tradition in the city. it is the great san francisco pillow fight now in the eighth year. as you can see it is very important popular. starts at the stroke of 6:00 o'clock at justin her machine plaza along the embarcadero and you can only hit people with a pillow. the cleanup last year cost somewhere in the neighborhood of 5000 dollars. one interesting thing. not as many feathers flying as in year past which makes the picture not quite as dramatic but the clean up a little easier because apparently they put out on facebook to encourage people to come with synthetic pillow instead feather stuffed. they have a great time. spencer is here with the forecast. that's a lot of fun and weather was perfect. >>reporter: it was great. nice clear mild no fog no chin. >> if i had a pillow i would smack you. >>reporter: i would receive the smack graciously. live view from the high definition east bay hills camera at mount bowler peak out over the bay on the clear evening. it's a pleasant evening around the bay area. live doppler 7
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Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
at campbell. saratoga 69 at los gatos on the peninsula. we see mid 60's. 66 at redwood city palo alto on the coast low mid 60's at pacifica and a half moon basement around san francisco look for high tomorrow in the mid 60's. 64 degrees downtown up in the north bay mid 60's. 66 at santa rosa. sonoma. and napa. east bay high up to about 67 at oakland. 65 at hayward and castro valley and inland east bay high in the mid 60's as well. 65 at danville dublin and livermore 66 at please anton and monterey bay high of 71 at watsonville. 70 santa cruz and gilroy. 73 at salinas. here's accu-weather 7 day forecast. this mild pattern again continues through monday. expect more mid 60's and even low mid 60's on the coast. beach weather in february can you believe. that saturday ground hog day and given these conditions likely to see the shooed which according to the legend 6 more week of winter which is pretty glorious so far. sunday superbowl subpoenaed lovely weather outside enjoy before the game starts then next week we start to get few more clouds in the sky and slight chance of rain by ne
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